The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the flagship sedan for the automaker. It competes directly with the BMW 7-Series, Audi A8, and Lexus LS. It has a price tag ranging from $88,800 to $202,000. It comes with several conventional engine choices: a 5.5 liter V8 with 382 horsepower or a turbo-charged V12 with 510 horsepower. Still not good enough for you? Then try a 6.0 liter twin-turbo V12 with 600 horsepower or a 6.2 liter V8 with 518 horsepower AMG edition.
Transmission choices are either a 5 or 7-speed automatic. Buyers will also have the choice between rear or all-wheel drive. Not only is the S-Class extremely powerful, but it's also a delight to drive with its superb chassis and balanced steering. For those lucky enough to be shopping for a car in this price range, the S-Class has consistently been rated as one of (if not the) best large luxury sedans on the planet.